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Date:   Sat, 26 Mar 2022 00:00:12 +0000
To:     Eric Dumazet <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] llc: only change llc->dev when bind() succeeds


This patch was applied to netdev/net.git (master)
by Jakub Kicinski <>:

On Thu, 24 Mar 2022 20:58:27 -0700 you wrote:
> From: Eric Dumazet <>
> My latest patch, attempting to fix the refcount leak in a minimal
> way turned out to add a new bug.
> Whenever the bind operation fails before we attempt to grab
> a reference count on a device, we might release the device refcount
> of a prior successful bind() operation.
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
  - [net] llc: only change llc->dev when bind() succeeds

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